Report on the 2013 Association Annual Gathering in Southampton, where members socialised, watched films, and visited stalls. Jim Kerr gave an illustrated talk on his time as Education Advisor on Tristan da Cunha.

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2013 Annual Gathering

The Tristan da Cunha Association's 2013 Annual Gathering
was held at the Southampton Holiday Inn
on Saturday 6th April 2013.
Annual Gathering photographs from Ann Ashworth and Mike Faulds



Alison and Janice Hentley
at the Reception Desk





Robin Taylor's Philately Stall aroused much interest

Janice Hentley's Stall included Tristan paintings




Ron Burn and Mike Faulds mounted an impressive 1961-1963 Philatelic Display
Impressive array of donated draw prizes


We were delighted that

islanders Martin and Iris Green
were able to travel from the Isle of Man (where they are undergoing training)
to join us

At lunch
The Afternoon AGM

Treasurer Ian Mathieson
giving his report
Sarah Cash presents Chairman Michael Swales with a cheque for £1000 which is a generous donation from the Guernsey Branch of the Commonwealth Society

Guy Marriott proposing a vote
of thanks to the committee


Jim Kerr gave an illustrated talk centred on his time as Education Officer and Adviser on Tristan da Cunha

Right: Afternoon Tea being enjoyed

Unfortunately Tristan Government UK Representative Chris Bates was unable to deliver his report intended for the AGM due to a lack of time: See the full text on the Government News page.
Scenes around the auction in aid of the Tristan Education Trust Fund and featuring auctioneer Ron Burn in good form again
At the dinner dance